Culturehub SeoulArts/La MaMa
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Culturehub is a shared space for creative growth where artists from diverse disciplines and cultures collaborate, explore emerging mediums and produce works of art that engage technology.
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Open Call: Art & Technology Festival

Mon Sep 01, 2014 12:00

CultureHub is seeking works of art that deal with the themes of play, game mechanics, interaction, participation, and presence for our annual festival that takes place November 21-23, 2014. Submissions that implement emerging media and examine technological frameworks in an innovative way are encouraged. Artists working in all mediums and disciplines including visual art, sound, and performance are welcome to submit.

When applying, please include:
-images and/or links to video or documentation
-a description of no more than 400 words
-a brief artist bio or CV
and any other relevant information for consideration of your piece within a single document or pdf file.

The deadline for submissions is September 1, 2014. Selected works may be featured in the exhibition accompanying the festival or as screenings or performances within our studio.
International artists are welcome to submit projects, but we are unable to provide support for travel. Submissions should be directed to with “Festival Submission 2014” in the subject line.

We look forward to reviewing your submissions!


"Seoul Counterpoint" by Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky

Fri Apr 11, 2014 19:30 - Sun Apr 13, 2014

New York, New York
United States of America

LaMaMa presents
in association with CultureHub & SeoulArts

Seoul Counterpoint
April 11, April 12, April 13 / 7:30 PM

Created and performed by
Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky

Visual elements and installation by CultureHub

Seoul Counterpoint is an audio/visual anthropology, a breathing composition that juxtaposes the diverse landscapes, histories and sonic cultures of Seoul and New York. DJ Spooky's unique style of "turntableism", traditional Korean elements, and computer generated visuals by CultureHub collide in the New York premiere of the project developed during a two month residency at the Seoul Institute of the Arts.

Heavenly Code | Free
April 12 / 12–4 PM

Heavenly Code is an interactive installation designed by CultureHub that is inspired by the Chun Bu Kyung. The Chun Bu Kyung is an ancient Korean text that dates back nine thousand years and can be interpreted as an exercise in mathematics, philosophy, or energy. The viewer becomes immersed in a pattern of light and darkness generated by their relationship to the 81-character system that seeks to make sense of the cosmos.


CultureHub.TV presents Laraaji + Dutch E Germ + Mattie Hillock

Fri Mar 07, 2014 20:00 - Fri Mar 07, 2014

New York, New York
United States of America

CultureHub is pleased showcase an audiovisual collaboration between three New York-based experimental artists, LARAAJI, DUTCH E GERM, AND MATTIE HILLOCK. Laraaji will perform his own unique brand of ambient music that decades ago caught the ears of his notorious collaborator, Brian Eno. Dutch E Germ is Tim DeWit, a founding member of Gang Gang Dance who juxtaposes the organic, electronic, the rhythmic, and the abstract. Fresh off of exhibiting in the first ever virtual art biennale, The Wrong, visual artist Mattie Hillock will show new work accompanying the performance.
We invite you to join us in celebrating the launch of CultureHub.TV. In support of our mission to promote collaboration across art and technology, CultureHub.TV will serve as a virtual venue for CultureHub’s interdisciplinary productions and experiments in telepresence and networked performance. The performance will be livestreamed in high definition at http://CULTUREHUB.TV/.

Tickets to be a part of the studio audience are available in a limited quantity via eventbrite

Laraaji is a musician, mystic and laughter meditation practitioner based in New York City. He began playing music on the streets in the 1970s, improvising trance-inducing jams on a modified autoharp processed through various electronic effects. Brian Eno saw him playing one night in Washington Square Park and invited him to record an album for his seminal Ambient series (Ambient 3: Day Of Radiance, 1980.) Laraaji has gone on to release a prolific series of albums for a wide variety of labels, many of which he recorded himself at home and sold as cassettes during his street performances. In recent years he has been collaborating with a new generation of underground musicians, most notably on the album he recorded for the acclaimed FRKWYS series with Blues Control.

Tim DeWit has been a cornerstone of underground music for over a decade. From his early roots in the DC punk scene with The Cranium to the founding of Gang Gang Dance, DeWit has consistently spread an exotic sense of rhythm and melody wherever his career has taken him. As a touring member he’s played drums in bands as diverse as Cass McCombs, Ssab Songs with Harmony Korine, Neil Hegarty and Teengirl Fantasy. Tim’s pilgrimage to New York with Brian Degraw began GGD’s first abstract experiments like Revival Of The Shittest and God’s Money, which he produced as well as performed. DeWit contributed to The Boredoms 77 Boa Drum and toured until a nearly fatal gunshot injury forced him to leave GGD before their final albums, without a musical output until now.

In the years leading to his return from silence, DeWit has composed soundtrack work for new Oscilloscope films 12 O’clock Boys, Stand Clear Of The Closing Doors and Leilah Weinraub’s forthcoming female strip club documentary Shakedown. Tim also contributed to NY fashion underdog Hood By Air’s runway music and sound design. As Dutch E Germ he has performed at Venus X’s seminal Ghe2o G0th1k parties and appeared sparingly as remixer for musicians like Fatima Al Qadiri and Mas Ysa. In 2014 DEG will continue to deliver solo music progressing his rhythmic intricacies developed in GGD with contemporary influence and worldly aim. Showcased now under his own name, his debut IN.RAK.DUST features an unhinged musician in mid flight after a respite from the storm.

Mattie Hillock was born in Harvey, Illinois. He received his degree in painting from Pratt Institute. He lives and works in New York City, showing with Outlet Gallery as well as creating site-specific work for URL/IRL galleries/platforms/spaces/groups. He has also shown work in Paris, Venice, Toronto, Chicago, & San Francisco. @Maaatttiiieee


Volumetric and Networked Technology Micro-residency Winter 2014

Mon Jan 13, 2014 00:00

New York, New York
United States of America

CultureHub Is now accepting applications for its Winter 2014 micro-residency program. The program is for artists and technologists interested in experimenting in a fully reconfigurable studio environment. Up to two individuals will be selected for one-week micro-residencies taking place in February 2014 at the CultureHub studio. In addition to a stipend and workspace, residents will receive technical and materials support. The program seeks to incubate new artistic projects and investigate creative implementation of technology.

Residents will have access to AV equipment, hardware codecs, motion and depth-sensing cameras, a 30-foot projection surface, theatrical lighting and grid, and the support of CultureHub technicians.

To apply, please submit a proposal including a project description of up to 500 words as well as an outline of material and technical needs. Please include CV and/or links to online work samples. Applications are due no later than January 13, 2013.

Please e-mail proposals to with the subject line “Micro-residency: Your name”

For more information, contact


Refest art & technology festival

Fri Nov 29, 2013 17:00 - Sun Dec 01, 2013

New York, New York
United States of America

Refest is a 3-day art and technology festival that celebrates the convergence of new and old, digital and analog, near and far. The artists featured in Refest are breaking open possibilities through their practice. Creators working across a broad range of technologically informed media will gather at CultureHub to share video, performance, music, and more. Refest invites artists to share how they are reforming, rebuilding, reiterating, and renewing ideas.

Performances by DJ Spooky, Christopher Cerrone, Adriano Clemente + more

Exhibiting artists include Abelardo Gil-Fournier, Jane Tingley and Michal Seta, Jesper Norda, Jody Zellen, Karen Niemczyk, Leila Nadir and Cary Peppermint (EcoArtTech), Matthew Mazzota, Robert Spahr, and Namwoo Bae

For more information, please contact